First Baptist Church, 1918, Sylvania

First Baptist Church 1917 Sylvania GA Screven County Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2014

The congregation dates to 1847. The present structure, dating to 1918, was renovated in 1972 by Augusta civil engineer Harry Peihl Vankerhoff.  It’s one of the most noticeable landmarks in Sylvania.

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3 responses to “First Baptist Church, 1918, Sylvania

  1. ben dooley

    Interesting Brian. Wish we knew the architect. This either has to be a pattern book standard design or a design be the same architect who designed Martha Brown Methodist Church on Moreland Ave In East Atlanta which is close to an Identical twin to this church.

  2. Kyle Bynum

    That looks almost exactly like this church in Cochran: http://cochranfirstumchurch.org/images/banner/bannerpic-firstumc-building.jpg

    Had to be the same builder!

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